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The City as AnthologyEroticism and Urbanity in Early Modern Isfahan

The City as Anthology: Eroticism and Urbanity in Early Modern Isfahan

Kathryn Babayan

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781503613386
eISBN:
9781503627833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613386.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Household anthologies of seventeenth-century Isfahan collected everyday texts and objects, from portraits, letters, and poems to marriage contracts and talismans. With these family collections, ... More

Dangerous GiftsImperialism, Security, and Civil Wars in the Levant, 1798-1864

Dangerous Gifts: Imperialism, Security, and Civil Wars in the Levant, 1798-1864

Ozan Ozavci

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198852964
eISBN:
9780191888441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198852964.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History, Political History

From Napoleon Bonaparte’s invasion of Egypt in 1798 to the foreign interventions in the ongoing civil wars in Syria, Yemen, and Libya today, global empires or the so-called Great Powers have long ... More

Iran in MotionMobility, Space, and the Trans-Iranian Railway

Iran in Motion: Mobility, Space, and the Trans-Iranian Railway

Mikiya Koyagi

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781503613133
eISBN:
9781503627673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503613133.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Completed in 1938, the Trans-Iranian Railway connected Tehran to Iran's two major bodies of water: the Caspian Sea in the north and the Persian Gulf in the south. Iran's first national railway, it ... More

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